September 18, 2008
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Scotch Plains/Fanwood:
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TACKLING THE ISSUES...Democratic Assemblywoman Linda Stender (LD-22, Fanwood), foreground, and Senator Leonard Lance (LD-23, Clinton), background, display their enthusiasm at the debate Tuesday night in Scotch Plains at the Jewish Community Center (JCC). Both are candidates for Congress in the Seventh Congressional District.

Editorial: State Offices, Congress Swapping; Scandalous Political Shenanigans...Earlier this year, Rep. Rob Andrews in South Jersey announced his last-minute entry to challenge Senator Frank Lautenberg in the Democratic Primary in June, ticking off many of the party’s faithful supporters. But if that was not enough, his wife’s name was put in to replace him in the House of Representatives. She was easily able to defeat two lesser-known and poorly funded candidates. After promising not to run again if he lost to Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Andrews has reversed course and decided to seek his old seat. And his wife has done what the couple had obviously long planned to do - withdraw from the race. We believe that this is political maneuvering at its worst.

Editorial: Education and Intellect in Crisis; How Typeface Impacts Learning...It’s been known for generations in the printing industry that serif fonts (typeface) are best for engaging and bonding with the human mind for reading - without getting in the way.

CONFUSING THE SHABAZZ BULLDOGS...The Blue Devils confused the Bulldogs with their fine use of a spread offense. Receiver Jihaad Billups grabs a pass from quarterback Tony DiIorio.

Week In Sports: SPF Raider Booters Shutout Cranford Cougar Boys; Blue Devil Gridders Crumble M. X. Shabazz Bulldogs; Lady Soccer Blue Devils Stun Hosting SPF Raider Girls; Raider Gymnasts Aim To 'Set the Bar High'; Blue Devil Tennis Girls Shift Lineup for Successful Season; Blue Devil Gymnasts Look To Top Stellar 2007 Season; Blue Devil Girls Sweep St. Dominic X-C Invt'l; Blue Devils Stop Union Field Hockey Girls; Hyatt Hills Golf Pro Discusses Handling the 'Uneven Lies' - Photos

"Cosmos" by Theo Tamborlane

Rabbit Hole gives hope to those who grieve
Local actors appear on NY City Stage in Midnight Madness
Cranford artist's one-woman show comes to Simply Gallery
Photographer Samsky's work displayed at Citibank
WSO, all-star cast present Il Trovatore
Bangkok Dangerous - See at Your Own Risk (1 1/2 Popcorns)

WE WILL NEVER FORGET...Between 150 and 200 people turned out for the seventh anniversary of 9/11 last Thursday evening at Westfield’s 9/11 memorial. The terrorist attacks on New York and Washington killed over 3,000 people including 60 Union County residents, 14 of which lived in Westfield and Scotch Plains.

Devil's Den: Just Trying to Help Find a Way for Wil

Government Reform Thought: The wizards of Wall Street, bankers and executives have collected obscene bonuses and dumped the trash on the taxpayer. After the financial chaos subsides, we need to find a way back to fundamental monetary practices. No more smoke and mirrors please; and throw the buggers in jail. - See Year-to-date Reform Thoughts.

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